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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Sandown -
- Sandown St John's Church : Ashley Arnell Memorial -

Location

St John's Church, Carter Street, Sandown, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

The Memorial is not recorded by the War Memorials Archive.
 
Historic England Listing Status

St John's Church is Listed Grade II. Since the Memorial forms part of the Church fabric, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

According to a contemporary newspaper report (Isle of Wight County Press 28 December 1901), a stained glass window was installed in the south eastern side of the Church in memory of L/Cpl Ashley Arnell who had returned home ill from the campaign in South Africa.

[Memorial not visited or photographed by Memorials in Isle of Wight team]
Memorial

Sandown St John's Church A Arnell memorial : no photo available
 
Inscription


ASHLEY ARNELL


 

Further Information

Ashley Arnell is buried at Sandown Christ Church Churchyard

ISLE OF WIGHT MERCURY

Friday, October 30, 1914 Page 4

SANDOWN J.P.'S SONS OF SERVICE
All three sons of Major W.T. Arnell, V.D., J.P., the Chairman of the Sandown District Council, are now serving in Kitchener's New Army. The eldest, Mr. G.W. Arnell, who formerly held a commission in the I.W. Rifles, has been appointed Captain in the 8th Battalion Warwickshire Regiment. Mr. Oliver R. Arnell, the second son, has received a commission as Second Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers and the youngest, Mr. Rex Arnell, is a Lieutenant in the 7th Battalion King's Royal Rifles. The Major lost his eldest son as a result of enteric contracted in the South African campaign, in which he served as a volunteer.

 
Biographical information for Reginald (Rex) Arnell



 
 

 
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